This is the main portal to databases and other library sources for sociology and social work research at Van Wylen Library, Hope College.
Last Updated: Oct 22, 2013
When you find a citation in a database that doesn't have the full text of the article included, look for these links:
Following these links will search our system to see if we have it available somewhere else. Be patient, sometimes you have to click through several links to get to the article!
- Sociological Abstracts
Indexes journal articles, book chapters, dissertations, and conference papers
- Social Sciences Abstracts
cumulative index to literature in the social sciences
- Social Services Abstracts
Indexes journal articles and dissertations in social work
- ProQuest Sociology
Full-text sociology journals
- International Bibliography of the Social Sciences (IBSS)
includes over two million bibliographic references to journal articles and to books, reviews and selected chapters dating back to 1951.
- Political Science Complete
full text for more than 530 journals, and indexing and abstracts for over 2,900 titles
Full image, full-text archive of business, humanities, and social science journals
- Web of Science
Citation index for all disciplines (1955-present)
- Google Scholar
Search the open web for scholarly literature (journal articles and abstracts, books and book previews, theses, etc.). Access to some full-text articles may not be available from off-campus. Please contact a librarian for access issues.